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International Journal of Fauna and Biological Studies

2016, Vol. 3 Issue 2, Part B
Schizothorax chivae, a new schizothoracid fish from Chindwin basin, Manipur, India (Teleostei: Cyprinidae)
Author(s): L Arunkumar, W Alphonsa Moyon
Abstract: Schizothorax chivae, a new schizothoracid species is described from the Chindwin basin ofrnManipur. It is distinguished from congeners by the combination of characters:rn83 – 90 lateral line scales, 33 – 35 predorsal scales, 17 rows of scalesrnbetween the lateral line and base of dorsal fin, 11 rows of scales between thernlateral line and base of ventral fin, eye before the middle of head,rninterorbital space convex and 37.0 – 43.0% HL, barbels longer than half of eyerndiameter, height of head at occiput 77.1 – 81.2% HL, snout length 34.4-38.5%rnHL, dorsal spine longer than head length excluding snout length, depth of analrntile scales less than eye diameter and dorsal fin not midway between the snoutrnand base of caudal fin.
Pages: 65-70  |  1135 Views  44 Downloads
How to cite this article:
L Arunkumar, W Alphonsa Moyon. Schizothorax chivae, a new schizothoracid fish from Chindwin basin, Manipur, India (Teleostei: Cyprinidae). Int J Fauna Biol Stud 2016;3(2):65-70.
International Journal of Fauna and Biological Studies